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America’s First Museum: 250 Years of Collecting, Preserving and Educating, Part 2

Commemorating two and a half centuries since its founding and spanning nearly 4.6 billion years of history, we are pleased to present America’s First Museum: 250 Years of Collecting, Preserving, and Educating in the Historic Textiles Gallery. This year-long exhibit will feature a wide array of objects that tell the story of this impressive institution and its remarkable collections.

Part two will showcase a church pew made by enslaved hands measuring 20 feet in length, centuries old Archaic carved bone pins, a skull from the largest known flying bird and a couture Fortuny gown.

June 17, 2023 - January 7, 2024

The Charleston Museum
360 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29403

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